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Samsung’s 7-inch Super AMOLED gets Galaxy Tab style outing

Samsung’s 7-inch Super AMOLED gets Galaxy Tab style outing

As promised, Samsung Display brought along their new 7-inch Super AMOLED panel to FPD International in Japan this week, and they slotted it inside a Galaxy Tab style prototype as well. Although initially tipped at WXVGA 1200 x 600 resolution, according to Samsung's press release the display actually runs at the same WSVGA 1024 x 600 as the existing LCD TFT screen in the first-gen Galaxy Tab.

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Samsung 7-inch Super AMOLED could hit Galaxy Tab in mid-2011

Samsung 7-inch Super AMOLED could hit Galaxy Tab in mid-2011

A 7-inch Galaxy Tab with a Super AMOLED display could well be on the cards in early 2011, with the news that Samsung Mobile Display are planning production of a 1200 x 600 resolution Super AMOLED screen in mid-2011.  The new panel will get its first public outing this month at the FPD-International trade show in Japan, with a 5.5 gen plant kicking off production midway through next year.

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iPad grabs 95% of tablet market share as Android readies its assault

iPad grabs 95% of tablet market share as Android readies its assault

With Android tablets only now filtering onto the market in any significant manner, we can't muster much surprise that Apple's iOS has an estimated 95-percent of the tablet market.  Strategy Analytics have been crunching the numbers and reckon Apple does indeed hold the lead in tableteering; however, they also warn that "Apple's huge lead will be shortlived, as a wave of Android models is set to flood the market in the fourth quarter."

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Review

Samsung Galaxy Tab Review

Samsung's Galaxy Tab proved to be the product of IFA 2010, and has seldom left the headlines since its Berlin debut. Seven inches of Android slate, it promises to be the open alternative to Apple's iPad and the poster-child for Google's OS done right on a bigger display. It's also prompted some significant criticism, with even Steve Jobs weighing in on how suitable the Tab's screen and OS are to tablet use. Plenty to live up to, then, not least the price tag; check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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